Strategic Operations Management

Logistics and Supply Chain

Course Info

Duration: 1 Week

Fees: 1,325

Available Dates

Fees

  • June-21-2021

    1,325

  • July-19-2021

    1,325

  • Aug-16-2021

    1,325

  • Sep-20-2021

    1,325

  • Oct-18-2021

    1,325

  • Nov-22-2021

    1,325

  • Dec-20-2021

    1,325

  • Jan-17-2022

    1,325

  • Feb-21-2022

    1,325

  • Mar-21-2022

    1,325

  • Apr-18-2022

    1,325

Course Details

Course Outline

5 days course

 

Process Design
 
  • What is process design?
  • Objectives of process design
  • The effect of volume and variety on process design
  • Designing processes in detail

 

Layout and Flow
 
  • The influence of layout on performance
  • Basic layout types used in operations
  • The effect of the appearance of an operation on its performance
  • The design of each basic layout type in detail

 

Process Technology
 
  • What is process technology?
  • What operations managers need to know about process technology
  • Evaluating process technologies
  • Implementing process technologies

 

People in Operations

 

  • The importance of people in operations management
  • Operations managers’ contribution to human resource strategy
  • Organising the operations function
  • Designing jobs
  • Allocating work times

 

Planning and Control

 

  • What is planning and control?
  • The difference between planning and control
  • The effect of supply and demand on planning and control
  • The activities of planning and control

 

Capacity Management
 
  • Measuring demand and capacity
  • Setting the operation’s base capacity
  • Ways of coping with mismatches between demand and capacity
  • How operations understand the consequences of their capacity decision

 

Supply Chain Management
 
  • How supply chains compete
  • Managing relationships in supply chains
  • Managing the supply side
  • Managing the demand side
  • The dynamics of supply chains

 

Inventory Management

 

  • Why should there be any inventory?
  • Order quantity – the volume decision
  • When to place an order – the timing decision
  • Controlling inventory

 

Planning and Control Systems

 

  • What are planning and control systems?
  • ERP and how it developed into the most common planning and control system
  • Implementing planning and control systems

 

Materials Requirements Planning (MRP)

 

  • Master production schedule
  • The bill of materials (BOM)
  • Inventory records
  • The MRP netting process
  • MRP capacity checks